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Talk with the Superintendent

Longmont Observer

Talk with the Superintendent
39 MIN2019 MAR 28
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This months podcast covers the following topics and related questions:Security incidents at various schools in The District, in particular Sunset Middle School and Longmont High School.The Districts position on participating in the creation of an Olympic pool and Hocky Rink (what’s called ‘Pool and Ice by City of Longmont staff).The various specialities that each St. Vrain Valley School District High School focuses on and the philosophy behind why The District approaches it that way.“Late start” and why The District does it from time to time.Some background discussion on the ‘Day of Excellence’ held to show the community the great work The District is up to.Some additional information on the Innovative Business of the Year award that was recently awarded to The District.Why job fairs, bringing high school students into environments also populated with college students helps prepare them for real world jobs.The recent movement by students encouraging a state bill to lower the voting age for school board elections to 16 or 17 years old.The effects of Weld Counties ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ approach to guns on District schools.An update on PTECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) and the education model that supports as well as recent and planned PTECH expansions.A review of some of the great programs happening withing the school district.How much do you value the Longmont Observer?As Longmont’s only nonprofit newsroom, our only vested interest is to supply you with quality, nonpartisan, community-driven, Longmont-focused journalism. But, we need your help. We depend on our members to help us report Longmont news and to keep our journalism available and accessible by all. If you value what we do at the Longmont Observer, please show us with your support. Yes, I'll Donate Today